August 19, 2014


Nokia Lumia 520 now receiving Lumia Cyan update in Algeria, Egypt, Nigeria, some parts of Africa

Last week the Lumia 520 handsets snagged the Lumia Cyan update in India. The device is now receiving the said update in several more regions including Latin America, Egypt, Nigeria, and several places in Africa.

For those who are unfamiliar, the Lumia Cyan update brings Windows Phone 8.1 operating system as well as several Lumia exclusive features onto your handset. To snag the update, head over to Settings > Phone Update > and tap on ‘check for update’.


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August 19, 2014


178 Million Phones at Risk in Middle East and Africa: Palo Alto Networks Unveils Security Risks in Android Internal Storage

Palo Alto Networks® (NYSE: PANW), the leader in enterprise security, today presented new research highlighting security risks in the internal storage used by applications on Google Android devices. More than 94 percent of popular Android applications used in the Middle East & Africa are potentially vulnerable.

Android Internal Storage is a protected area that Android-based"...

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August 12, 2014


Yealink Breaks Ground of First Research and Development Facility in China

Yealink, the Global Top 3 SIP Phone Provider convened its groundbreaking ceremony of Yealink’s first Research & Development facility in China marking the company’s entry into the competitive sphere of innovation in technology.

Yealink’s dedicated approach to innovation has taken a step further with this facility challenging the technology industry and"...

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August 11, 2014


ZTE Welcomes India Court Ruling in Patent Litigation with Vringo

ZTE Corporation welcomes the decision by the High Court of Delhi last week in favor of the company in a patent litigation with Vringo Inc. and its subsidiary.

The court lifted an ex-parte temporary injunction against certain ZTE products, including base station controllers based on GSM technology, in the ruling concerning India Patent No. 200572.


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August 6, 2014


Vidyo Selected by IndusInd Bank for First “Face-to-Face” Online Banking in India

Vidyo, Inc., an innovator in visual communications, has been selected by IndusInd Bank, one of the fastest growing new-generation private sector banks in India, for Video Branch, a mobile and desktop-based banking service being deployed across the country. Video Branch, launched on June 2, 2014, has accumulated a user rating of 4.8 on scale of 5 on the Google Play Store.


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August 4, 2014


GSMA Announces Strong Speaker Line-up for Mobile 360 Series-Middle East

Mobile 360 Series-Middle East

The GSMA today announced the first keynote speakers for the Mobile 360 Series-Middle East conference taking place on the 13-14 October in Dubai. The GSMA also announced a number of event sponsors including Ooredoo, STC and Huawei. The industry thought leadership event will again be co-located with GITEX at the Dubai World Trade Centre and is"...

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August 1, 2014


Evie Roos to Head Human Resources at SES

SES (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that it has appointed Evie Roos as the company’s Executive Vice President, Human Resources. Evie succeeds Grace de Latour who leaves SES to take on new challenges in the US.

Evie joined SES in January 2013, providing strategic and operational services worldwide for employee-related areas such as recruitment, performance"...

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August 1, 2014


GSMA Welcomes Outcome of ITU Meeting to Support New Spectrum Bands for Mobile Broadband

Tom Phillips, Chief Regulatory Officer, GSMA, offered the following statement regarding the outcome of the International Telecommunication Union’s (ITU) Joint Task Group meeting in Geneva:

“At a critical ITU meeting in Geneva yesterday, governments across the globe agreed to put forward for detailed discussion a number of new spectrum bands for use by mobile"...

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July 30, 2014


GSMA Announces First Speakers for Mobile 360 Series-North America

Mobile 360-North America

The GSMA today announced the first keynote speakers for the Mobile 360 Series-North America conference, including leaders from organisations such as AirWatch by VMware, AT&T, the FCC, Jasper Wireless, Syniverse and ZTE. Mobile 360-North America will take place 22-23 September at the W Atlanta – Midtown in Atlanta and will be co-located with Mobility"...

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July 30, 2014


OT PEARL eSE Equips the New nubia Z7 to Enable China UnionPay Mobile Payment Service

Oberthur Technologies (OT), a world leader in digital security solutions for the mobility space, today announced that PEARL, its embedded Secure Element has been selected by nubia, the premium brand of ZTE, to enable China UnionPay’s (CUP) mobile payment service in its newly released smartphone, nubia Z7.

Secure and convenient mobile payment is one of the most significant"...

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